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driving downpours ... and sg winds that left behind qui sheets of heavy rain move through the bay area, some people waking up to driving downpours and strong winds left behind quite a chill. i'm brian hackney. >> i'm juliette goodrich. this is from san francisco along the embarcadero. the skies opened up, and the rain came down in buckets drenching anyone who was caught outside. it might have been brief, but take a look at the damage left behind. this sin san francisco on mcalister street between golf and franklin. tree limbs came crashing down nearly taking out some cars. the huge branches did snap some
muni lines. in the sierra there's a winter storm warning. heavy show is falling and the wind is whipping through the mountains making for treacherous conditions for anyone heading to the high country. >> first let's look at the hi- def doppler. after a dramatic morning most of the rain has headed south and out of the bay area but there will be a few showers tonight. next, rain totals more than an inch in the santa cruz inch and three-quarters of an inch here in san francisco. .46 in napa. finally tonight showers will be ending with gusty winds remaining. the forecast is coming up in a few minutes. >> the storm has lost cargo washing up in the form of giant shipping containers. that's in pacifica. two have shown up near rock away beach. they slid off a ship that left the port of oakland headed to seattle. a total of 12 empty containers went off the deck and into the
water late friday night. if they are properly sand and land in the water at just the right angle, they can float. but it's more than likely they are on the bottom of the ocean. >> the storm is also creating havoc in coastal counties. streets have flooded, people are using boats to get around. good luck getting to the post office. the water is so high people can't get to the building or the drop boxes on the street. >> we've kind of got a perfect storm here where we had rainfall the last two day, and very high storm event this whole last week. the waves were as high as 25 feet. >> this is what it looks like where the wind knocked down several power poles. other parts of the bay are preparing for what could be a
long and wet couple of months. >> reporter: with all eyes on the skies and every raindrop holding the promise of drought relief, the russian river torn of gurnville knows the power veal anyone yow all too well. >> all these streets were covered with water. >> reporter: the realtor was here in 1986 when heavy rains raised the river and the granddaddy of all floods hit this town. many houses were completely sub merged -- submerged, and the government paid out millions to homeowners, just as back in 1955. >> i said, why don't they just pay once and lift the houses. everybody laughed at me and thought, you're crazy. >> reporter: but fema didn't think socht they began paying for property owners to raise their homes. so in some places, gurnville is a town on stilts. >> some people made money.
as far as i am concerned, it was kind of a scan. but that's gurnville ii. >> reporter: but the lessons of the past have made this place uniquely prepared to deal with whatever el niño serves up. >> i'm not one that likes rain, but i'm praying for it this year. three years of drought is not helpful. >> reporter: but if we have that, this town gets slammed. >> maybe, maybe not. we're prepared. >> reporter: john ramos, kpix 5. >> many locals believe the flood of 1986 was made worse bey the government's release of too much water from a dam up river. new video is released after a deadly shooting by two sheriff's deputies. officers fired 33 shots at nicholas robertson yesterday, killing him. the incident is generating another debate about the use of excessive force. security video and photos show the 28-year-old man had a gun in his hand.
authorities say he refused to drop it. witnesses at the nearby gas station feared for their lives. >> we've interviewed those witnesses, and they expressed grave concern that they believe the suspect was actually going to shoot them because they clearly saw him with the firearm in his hand. >> investigators say robertson was crawling on the ground and continued to hold the gun as deputies kept firing. a .45 caliber handgun was recovered at the scene. members of the black community are demanding an independent investigation. also an investigation is underway in san mateo after an officer-involved shooting. police were called about a disturbance at lorrie meadows drive and old county road last night. officers say they opened fire as the suspect tried to run them over. they caught up with him at 39th avenue and gilles drive. 31-year-old kendall hager of albany is facing several felony charges. the gunshot wound is not life threatening. >> a fatal police shooting
remains controversial. kpix 5's anne makovec spoke to the police union about how it was handled. >> reporter: what happened in this moment between mario woods, armed with a kitchen knife, and five san francisco police officers is under intense scrutiny today. >> when those officers fired, which sequence, who fired first, how many rounds were fired by each officer, and why each officer fired. >> reporter: the president of the police officers association spoke about it sunday morgue. >> that officer was preventing the suspect from escaping the scene and possibly endangering others out of view of the video. >> reporter: video shot from several witness cell phones are being analyzed frame by frame, and what you see depends on who you ask. police chief greg surr. >> it appears when you move to the step photography, that does he appear to raise his arm up and extend it toward the officer. >> supervisor david compose. >> the idea that somehow he was
charging, i don't see the video showing that. in fact what we saw was that he was actually -- he had his hands down. >> reporter: this was the frame highlighted as the moment of the first shot, according to a federal civil rights lawsuit. >> unconscionable, from our point of view, and no justification for it. >> reporter: there are three investigations now underway. >> the preliminary interviews indicate that the other officers fared in protection of the primary officer when the suspect was advancing. >> everybody says, well, why did everybody have to fire? it seemed like overkill. >> they will have to explain that during those interviews. >> reporter: the rules can be subjective. >> the training at the police range is fire until the threat ceases. >> reporter: the president of the officers' union is renewing calls to arm officers with tasers as an option before using a gun. he is asking the police commission to hold an emergency meeting. in the newsroom, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> all five officers involved are now on administrative
leave. the rain may be to blame for a deadly crash this morning in the east basement couple died when their car went off 580 near altamonte and rolled down temperature bankment. their two children were with them. they are in the hospital tonight. at the same time this big rig wiped out on eastbound 580 in livermore near greenville road. the wreck punctured the truck gas tank and the chp had to close lanes for over an hour to mop up the mess. no one was hurt. a new poll reveals a new front runner in the gop field. who is surging, and who's sliding. and turning the tables on thieves. what one homeowner did to make sure the package snatchers don't come back again. ,,,,,,
texas senator ted cruz surgg into second place. the urnal poll a new poll shows donald trump in the lead nationally and ted cruz surging to second place. the poll shows ben carson's support sliding. carson has dropped 18 points since late october. meanwhile, the next gop debate is set for tuesday night. nine candidates have made the cut with donald trump center stage. and a new iowa poll shows
very different results than the national survey. reporter brian webb says it shows senator ted cruz the front runner. >> reporter: donald trump spent the weekend taking aim at his usual suspects. the epa, gun control, and muslim immigrants. but he also targeted someone new, ted cruz. >> you look at the way's dealt with the senate where he goes in there like a, frankly, like a little bit of a maniac, you're never going to get things done that way. >> reporter: a new poll from the des moines register and bloomberg politics shows cruz has a 10-point lead over trump and an even bigger lead over ben carson among iowa republicans. cruz's poll surge is being pushed along bey evangelicals and tea party conservatives. last week cruz predicted he would inherit the anti- establishment vote. >> i believe that gravity will bring those campaigns down. i think the lion's share of their supporters come to us.
>> i signed a pledge, but the pledge was a double deal. it was supposed to be honorable. so we're going to find out. if it's that way, they're going to have problems. >> reporter: the iowa caucuses are set for february 1st. brian webb for cbs news new york. >> mike huckabee, rick santorum, lindsey graham and george pataki will debate on tuesday. palo alto police are still looking for this guy. cameras caught him snatching five packages from a porch sp it's the 2700 block of south court. police say the thief was driving a red four-door sedan, possibly a nissan sentra with a tinted rear window and no hubcaps. and here's a package snatching story that stinks. eric says he was fed up so he cleaned up after that dog and
put the fragrant mess into a nice looking package on his doorstep. >> i put it in there and taped it up and wrote the address on it, and it sat out there for like four days, then they finally came and got it. >> he says he checked the surveillance video and was shocked to see how young the thief was. it's still early, but he says he will be curious to see if his packages are any safer now. well, coming up, a deadly crash in portland what. a big rig was carrying that caused a huge explosion and fair. and after the storm, the winds, and when we get wet again as we lack live toward the bay bridge. we'll have the forecast coming up after a brief break. 8 covered california is here to help californians who need health insurance get it.
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a big rig hauling fuel crasd into railcars well, plumes of black smoke filled the sky over portland, oregon. a big rig hauling fuel crashed into railcars near the st. john's bridge. plumes were visible for miles. the truckdriver was killed. evacuations were ordered. highway 30 was closed for a time. it took firefighters several hours to extinguish the blaze. and tonight several communities in texas are cleaning up after a tornado. it touched down in montgomery county, north of houston yesterday. roofs were ripped, power lines and trees came down. some people were fast asleep. >> and then all of a sudden there was a large crack. a limb came through the window, and it busted that out. >> some 50 homes were damaged, but fortunately no injuries. well, we told you earlier we had a little bit of our own damage in the bay area. most of the action is now headed south and drying up as it heads south. but for us we're left with fairly windy conditions but
mostly dry conditions. at this hour a few rogue showers here and there. the numbers chilly. san francisco 50. 48 at livermore, 46 in santa rosa but notice the golden gate bridge looks dry. hi-def doppler shows you the aftermath of that powerful cold front that pressed through this morning at 8:00 in the north bay, later for the south bay and east bay, but left between an inch and half an inch behind for much of the bay area. right now widely scattered cells, mostly offshore. that sets the tone for the rest of the evening. satellite and radar shows the action is now beginning to dry out. we are getting brisk northwesterly winds and house. but they're getting snow. 45-mile-per-hour winds, white- out conditions in places with 12 to 20 inches of fresh powder above 7,000 feet between now and tomorrow morning. very long delays out there in
the sierra. futureshows this. you can see -- futurecast shows this head out tomorrow. there will be some patchy fog but just patchy because these winds are strong enough to clear everything out. a fairly stung monday. visibility should be fantastic. nice monday on tap. nice but windy. gusts you can see there. along the shoreline, half moon bay, it will be a windy start. it is going to take awhile for the winds to abate but they will by tomorrow evening at least be down to the 20 miles per hour range. so a gusty and windy monday on that. here is what's happening. a few showers tonight, then chilly and windy and sunny for monday. then high pressure builds in. the week ahead will be mostly sunny and dry for the first time in awhile it looks like we have dried out. look at that dead on cue, a plane landing at the airport at san jose. partly cloudy and chilly on monday, sunny and a mostly dry
week ahead. some fog in the central valley but that's about it. partly cloudy in the sierra by tomorrow afternoon. overnight lows upper 30s. chilly night in the bay area. sunrise at 7:16. for high temperature forecast we're a little chillier than we usually are this time of year but not too bad. san francisco 55, san jose 56. extended forecast is calling for sunshine monday through wednesday, then we will increase the clouds as we get toward the weekend, the next hint of rain coming in, in the north bay on thursday, then it looks like maybe the latter half of the washings and stay tuned on that. the models are all mixed up. so is that football race that dennis is going to be talking about. >> probably a good thing that both bay area teams were out of the bay area today. gabbert getting sacked, and kalil mack wreaking havoc on the broncos. highlights next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
1-41..and today the raiders had not won in denver since 2011. in fact, in the last three games at mile high they were outscored 121-41. today they were held to negative 12 yards in the first half. peyton manning out, brock osweiler in for the broncos. 12-0 denver third quarter when the raiders got on the board. cut the lead to five. later in the third osweiler is harassed by kalil mack.
he fumbles in the end zone, recovered by denver. that is a safety, recovered by the raiders, excuse me. by denver. 12-8 denver, needing just a field goal. emanuel sanders muffs the punt return. jon condo recovers it. the long snapper. jack del rio loving the effort by condo. the raiders cash in. 3rd and 15, carr hits rivera for the touchdown. raiders take the lead. they went for two and did not convert so the lead still just three points. same score, under four minutes to go. denver goes for it on 4th down, and vernon davis, the ex 49er, drops the ball. under two minutes left, here comes mack. fifth sack of the game. that ties howie long's franchise record. the raiders' defense steps up to keep their slim playoff hopes alive, 15-12 the final.
>> reporter: would you have ever believed that? >> never in my life. >> glad he's on my team. >> glad they picked him first. >> you know, i'll take being a second round pick as long as that guy is on my team. >> denver falls from atop the afc and the raiders remain in the playoff picture. they own the tie-breaker over the yes. oakland will host the packers. many expected the 49ers' thrilling overtime win in chicago would jump start a strong finish to the season, especially facing the worst team in the nfl, the 2-10 browns. the browns elevated johnny manziel after his bench a couple of weeks ago. first quarter, touchdown browns, they lead 7-0. 10-3 browns in the second quarter. this could have been a huge momentum changer. manziel dragged out of the end zone but the gun slingger says
not so fast. face mask so no safety. third quarter, 49ers still down, but manziel hit the tight end gary barnidge. manziel had 73 yards passion on that drive. open season on the 49ers' poor quarterback blaine gabbert. on a blitz they nail him. nine sacks in the game for the browns. cleveland wins 24-10. the 49ers fall to 4-9 and are officially he eliminated from the playoff race. >> obviously we played like [ bleep ]. sorry for the curse word on tv but it wasn't good. >> maybe we took them for granted. maybe we took them light. and, you know, them having a record that they had, coming into today's game, maybe we did take them a little light. bey us getting the win last week, maybe we got a little big-
headed. >> the bengals play the 49ers next weak at levi. a.j. mccarron replaces dalton and is intercepted by william guy in the third quarter. guy returns it for a touchdown to make it 23-7. pittsburgh steelers would win 33-20, improving to 8-5 while the bengals fall to 10-3. cam newton and the panthers trying to stay undefeated against atlanta. not a problem. first quarter, up 7-0. ted ginnj 74-yard touchdown. he caught two touchdowns over 45 yards in the first quarter. 20 seconds left in the first half. newton to diving ed dickinson, and it's 28-0 carolina. newton threw for three touchdowns. they crush the falcons 38-0 to stay undefeated.
carolina is the ninth team in nfl history to start a campaign 13-0. stanford soccer taking on clemson. morris forces the second goal of the game giving stanford a 2- 0 lead. they cruise 4-0, and that is the program's first national championship in school history for soccer. 14th ranked stanford women in austin visiting texas. davenport gets the steal and the layup, giving the horns an 11-point lead. texas wins 77-69, and the cardinals fall to 6-2. one of the most revealing sound baits i've heard all season is that with four wins they were overlooking the cleveland browns. >> never underestimate a last place team. i always tell my girls in soccer. because they're hungry. >> really. how did the soccer team finish?
>> glor: cruzing ahead: texas se d cruz surges to the top in iowa. donald trump lashes out: >> i don't think he has the right temperament. i don't think he's got the right judgement. >> glor: sinkholes and landslides leave homes in oregon on the brink. >> this young man crawled to his death. he was shot again, again and again. >> glor: disturbing video of a fatal police shooting in los angeles. why did officers keep firing, as the suspect crawled away? and, lifting the curtain on a reoadway stage secret: how some stars avoid flubbing their lines. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> glor: good evening, i'm jeff glor, and this is a western edition of the broadcast. seven weeks until the iowa caucuses, first in the nation.